Archive for July 24th, 2012

Zedd Goes Behind the Scenes of ‘Spectrum’

July 24th, 2012
DJ/producer Zedd is readying his upcoming EP Spectrum and in this video the German-raised Russian-born artist and featured singer Matthew Koma go behind the scenes of the new video for "Spectrum" Koma reveals the clip's storyline which involves "alien lovebirds" and quick shots feature a freerunner doing backflips in an...

The xx Strip Way Down in L.A.

July 24th, 2012
On the first date of their current American tour the xx took their minimalist grooves and found ways to strip them down even further Performing the single "Basic Space" – a song where the space turns out to be the hollowness inside oneself – guitarist Romy Madley Croft and bassist...

Bassnectar Announces North American Fall Tour

July 24th, 2012
Bassnectar has announced a Fall North American tour as a follow-up to Spring's Vava Voom tour The heady EDM king will head out with Gramatik and Gladkill starting on September 27th in Greensboro NC and wrapping up on November 18th in New York Full tour dates are listed below For...

Ben Gibbard Unearths ‘Ichiro’s Theme’

July 24th, 2012
After longtime Seattle Mariner and 10-time MLB All-Star Ichiro Suzuki was traded to the New York Yankees yesterday Pacific Northwest native Ben Gibbard unearthed a tribute to the former American League MVP Posting "Ichiro's Theme" on his Soundcloud page Gibbard wrote "I wrote this a few years ago Today seems...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to Honor Chuck Berry With 2012 American Music Masters Series

July 24th, 2012
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will celebrate Chuck Berry with the 17th installment of their American Music Masters Series The rock trailblazer who was one of the 10 inaugural inductees to the Hall upon its opening in 1986 will now be honored with "Roll Over Beethoven The Life...

Premiere: Baroness, ‘Take My Bones Away’

July 24th, 2012
Baroness take you inside their show in the new video for "Take My Bones Away" With shots of sweaty instrumental solos and the band singing their pleas to a crowd of enthusiastic headbangers the video for the Yellow & Green cut captures the live experience of the band "It was shot...

Willie Nelson, Band of Horses Lead Second Railroad Revival Tour

July 24th, 2012
The Railroad Revival Tour – the trek that saw Mumford & Sons and a host of other musicians travel to outdoor dates by train – has announced a new lineup and route for 2012 This year's trip will find Willie Nelson & Family Band of Horses Jamey Johnson and John Reilly...

‘Boxing Day’ by Sondre Lerche – Free MP3

July 24th, 2012
Artist Sondre LercheSong "Boxing Day"Album Phantom Punch "I think the song might be about branching out on your own and feeling that you're not quite carrying your own weight" Sondre Lerche explains "For some reason it never found its way onto any of the albums This version was recorded for the...

Song Premiere: Steve Vai, ‘John the Revelator’

July 24th, 2012
Click to listen to Steve Vai's 'John the Revelator' Veteran guitar virtuoso Steve Vai will release his 16th solo album The Story of Light on August 14th The album will be Vai's first since 2005's Real Illusions Reflection and it will reportedly continue that album's "conceptual narrative arc" which involves "the...

New Beatles Collection ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ Hits iTunes

July 24th, 2012
A new Beatles compilation titled Tomorrow Never Knows is being released exclusively on iTunes today The set contains 14 of the Fab Four's "most powerful rock songs" from "Paperback Writer" and "Back in the USSR" to "It's All Too Much" and "Savoy Truffle" A promo film for...